Tag: diversity

Pakistan to encourage women to join the judiciary

Emphasising the fact that justice has nothing to do with gender, the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Asif Saeed Khosa announced that the Supreme...

Employee Clubs: Good for organisational culture

We all have been part of groups, clubs or societies in college and school. Generally, such groups come together because the members have common...

Faculty Hiring: IITs & IIMs asked to adhere to quota rules

After a parliament panel questioned the HRD ministry on the poor implementation of the reservation policy in educational institutes, the HRD ministry has directed...

Women form 37% of leadership and 29.2% of workforce at Microsoft

According to Microsoft’s Diversity and Inclusion Report 2019, 29.2 per cent of its global workforce comprises women. The figure has increased by 1.2 percentage...

K Raheja Corp strides towards building an all-inclusive work culture

The agenda of diversity is being taken very seriously by India Inc. It isn’t just gender diversity but diversity in all forms that is...

What are the traits of an inclusive leader?

They say, diversity and inclusion flows from the top, and it is rather true. Till the top leadership is not inclusive in nature, you...

Capgemini reinforces its D&I agenda with LGBTQ hiring

It has been a year since section 377 was scrapped by the Supreme Court of India. But changes had already started at Capgemini a...

HR should play the role of enabler of diversity

Companies today are all aiming to be diverse and inclusive. However, what this truly means, what it entails, and how to achieve diversity in...

Citigroup and Star India do their bit for inclusion and diversity

Citigroup has upheld its inclusiveness mission by ensuring that its employee benefits and policies cover the domestic partners, including live-in partners of all its...

Facebook all set to achieve diversity goal

Social-media giant, Facebook, will double the percentage of women in its workforce by 2024. The Company will also double the number of Black, Hispanic,...

Philips – Making benefits flexible for employees

The HR policies in organisations are undergoing change in keeping with the changing dynamics of the modern workplace. Recently, Flipkart, the Indian e-commerce company...

Bosch India – Celebrating diversity in various forms

Diversity is more than just reaching a target or a milestone in the male–female ratio at the workplace. It is more about giving equal...

Why is it important to have introverts in your organisation?

In every organisation, there are some people who do their work silently and are hardly heard, let alone known. As a matter of fact,...

Johnson & Johnson exhibits commitment to LGBTQ+ professionals

Johnson & Johnson India (J&J) showed its undying support to the LGBTQ+ community on the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB), which...

IBM – Creating opportunities through the ‘Tech re-entry programme’

A break in your career can make a big impact on your CV. Rejoining the workforce after a long time is very difficult for...

Diversity walking on a thin line

Men in India Inc. are becoming increasingly insecure. And why won’t they —not only has corporate India opened its home and heart for women...

Shapoorji Pallonji Group’s ‘Breaking Barriers Olympics’ for a diverse and inclusive...

Shapoorji Pallonji Group, the Indian business conglomerate, dealing in construction, textiles and real estate among many other things, recently integrated corporate social responsibility (CSR)...

How does Capgemini do it better than others?

Last few years have witnessed a sea change in the way employees are cared for in their organisations. Amongst the companies that have taken...

Reckitt Benckiser’s #HeDaresSheDares challenge: Breaking stereotypes at work

Munazza Kasmani grew up in Pakistan in a conservative family, where girls getting access to higher education and even simplest of things such as...

Philips India announces 8 weeks of paid paternity leave

Philips India has recently revised its paternity leave policy allowing eligible fathers to take a paid leave of eight weeks. By doing so, the...

Now a job portal based on diversity

The portal has listed over 15,000 women and 500 candidates with disabilities, and aims to include LGBT and senior citizens as well.

Why shouldn’t sportspersons be part of the diversity agenda of corporates

Integration of sportspersons is successful only if they are able to play a meaningful role in the organisation.

‘Young Women in Investment’ programme paves way for G7 investors’ diversity...

A four-week intensive boot camp will be organised for nearly 49 women, to cover a mix of core finance- and investment-management concepts. 

Goldman Sachs aims at 100% diversity globally

The real issue for the Company was the under-representation of women and diverse professionals, both in magnitude and levels of seniority.

Top 4 trends in hiring in 2018

Across the globe, 78 per cent companies prioritise diversity to improve company culture, 62 per cent do so to boost financial performance and 49 per cent to better represent customers.

Dentsu Aegis Network unleashes women power with Women’s Council

The council was formed on the premise that women leaders themselves can be the best sounding board for all women’s concerns.

Maternity Benefits: A case of reverse feminism?

Would the amendments in the Maternity Act make professional progress smoother for females or indirectly create new roadblocks?

How Indian companies fare against G2000 companies

India Inc. should focus on inclusion, diversity and strengthening of core talent-management practices.

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

A resume printed on a cake?

A job applicant in the US has taken innovation to another level by sending an edible resume to a prospective employer. Karly Pavlinac Blackburn,...

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Gratuity, leave encashment are components of salary: SC

According to the Supreme Court, gratuity and leave encashment are components of the salary. This ruling went against the argument of the advocate representing...

How can hiring managers steer clear of interview bias?

A 2019 study by the Journal of Occupational and Organisational Psychology revealed that 60 per cent of interviewers know within the first 15 minutes...

Indefinite strike call by Puducherry electricity dept staff

Puducherry’s Department of Electricity is witnessing protests from its engineering staff and other employees. The workers have all gone on an indefinite strike to...

A resume printed on a cake?

A job applicant in the US has taken innovation to another level by sending an edible resume to a prospective employer. Karly Pavlinac Blackburn,...

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“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...